Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943
- Existence: 1865 - 1943
William Lyon Phelps (1865-1943), American author, critic, and scholar.
Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:
Letters, photographs, manuscripts, and clippings of Harlan Ward Cooley, primarily relating to Yale and his classmates in the class of 1888. Also included is a biographical sketch of Cooley by his daughter, Julia Cooley Altrocchi.
Correspondence between Phelps and Gilbert discussing books about James Fenimore Cooper and John Jay. With envelopes.
Correspondence, diaries, an autobiography, writings, research notes, and teaching materials of Jack Randall Crawford. Also included are a small amount of papers belonging to Dorothy Gabain, Crawford's second wife. The largest part of the papers is made up of plays, fiction and literary criticism, both published and unpublished, written by Crawford. Also included are lecture notes and texts and students papers reflecting his teaching career at Yale University (1909-1946).
The papers consist of correspondence from William Lyon Phelps to Lewis Charles Everard. Everard had been secretary to Phelps from 1904 to 1908 and his colleague in the Department of English. The men corresponded intermittently until shortly before their deaths, both in August, 1943. The letters are of a routine social nature. Printed material by and about William Lyon Phelps, consisting primarily of magazine articles and newspaper clippings, is also included.
Correspondence, reviews of books, financial records, photographs and memorabilia. The correspondence largely concerns his search for jobs and discussion of early English poetry and Chaucer. Among his correspondents are William Lyon Phelps and William Howard Taft. Included also are transcripts of nine letters from Henry Rose Hinckley, father of Henry B. Hinckley, to his parents written from Yale College. The earliest letter (February 1858) contains an account of a town and gown riot.
Miscellaneous papers of E. H. Knight, mostly relating to his year at Yale College, 1897-1898. Included are nine notebooks with his notes on the lectures of William Lyon Phelps, Oliver H. Richardson, William Graham Sumner and A. M. Wheeler. In addition there is a history paper by Albert R. Palmer (Y.1901), correspondence relating to Knight's admission to Yale, two family letters, college memorabilia and a genealogy.
Typescript letter, signed, thanking Waterman for her letter.
TLS providing instruction on how to become a writer.
- Collection 30
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- Educators 10
- Literature -- History and criticism 7
- Authors 6
- Diaries 6
- Clergy 5
- World War, 1914-1918 5
- American literature -- 20th century 4
- Asia 4
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- Authors, American -- 20th Century -- Archives 3
- Families 3
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- Latin America 3
- Law 3
- Lawyers 3
- United States -- Foreign relations 3
- Yale Review 3
- Authors -- United States -- 20th century 2
- Autobiographies 2
- Business 2 ∧ less